While the Trump administration has been working to remove environmental protections and even swapping out the term “climate change” for “resilient,” Pittsburgh is addressing this global issue head-on. The Steel City, along with numerous U.S. cities and now 14 States have committed to the Climate Paris Agreement, which the U.S. federal government withdrew from earlier this year. In September, the City of Pittsburgh released a draft of its Climate Action Plan 3.0. The Plan calls for 100% renewable energy use and a dramatic reduction in emissions. The City Council is currently reviewing the Plan and may hold hearings or sessions… Read the rest
I need your help making sure every resident of Pittsburgh is registered to vote in the most fun way possible. Since May, I have been working for NextGen Climate, an organization that is working to elect climate change champions across the country.
Before I tell you about some of the fun stuff, I want to share two reasons why I think this is an important issue for Pittsburgh and Western PA.
The environment matters – we cannot just keep, keeping on with the way things are going. We can’t keep throwing plastic into landfills and look the other… Read the rest
Join NextGen Climate Pennsylvania for their first NextGen Social hour with special guest Gisele Barreto Fetterman. Topics will include the 412 Food Rescue Program, NextGen Climate, and the FreeStore.
6-630pm: Arrival and Socialize Time
630pm-7:15pm: Gisele Fetterman Speaks/NextGen speaks
Franktuary Food Truck will be on site and you can purchase drinks from the Brew Gents. Come join us for this kickoff to the series!
Learn more about NextGen Climate in Pittsburgh!
NextGen Climate is rolling out a massive effort to register and engage voters around the issue of climate change before election day. To learn more about NextGen’s work… Read the rest